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Ancient Greece

Connolly, Peter (Book - 2001)
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Sail on an Athenian ship, discover how the philosopher Socrates ended up in a prison cell, and find out why young Athenians burned their toys in this delightful recreation of life in 5th-century B.C. Ancient Greece features the illustrations of Peter Connolly, a world-renowned artist of the ancient world, and artifacts, maps, and photographs from the region. All aspects of life in the city are revealed, as we see Athenians in their homes, at the theatre, at work, at worship, and at play. A fascinating and accessible exploration of the most advanced culture of the ancient world, Ancient Greece is a perfect introduction for children ages eight and up.
Authors: Connolly, Peter, 1935-
Title: Ancient Greece
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
Characteristics: 64 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [illustrator] Peter Connolly ; text by Andrew Solway
Contents: Athens
Athens, Sparta and Persia
Daily life
Houses
Religion
Government
Work
Social life
Sports and games
The theatre
Glossary
Additional Contributors: Solway, Andrew
ISBN: 0199108102
Branch Call Number: j 938 C752ag 2001
Bibliography: Includes index
Subject Headings: Greece History Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C. Pictorial works Juvenile literature Athens (Greece) Social life and customs Pictorial works Juvenile literature
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Sail on an Athenian ship, discover how the philosopher Socrates ended up in a prison cell, and find out why young Athenians burned their toys in this delightful recreation of life in 5th-century B.C. Ancient Greece features the illustrations of Peter Connolly, a world-renowned artist of the ancie... Read More »


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